West Glamorgan Archive Service

Rosser Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0216 RISW R

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Title: Rosser Collection

Short title: Rosser family of Loughor, papers

Dates of creation: 1868-1955

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Rosser family


Administrative and biographical history: Thomas Rosser of Loughor, Glamorgan, carpenter and Rachel his wife leased one equal fifth part of land called Croft Danycastell [and house called Castle Cottage] in the borough of Loughor, Glamorgan adjoining the land leading from the South Wales Railway station towards Cilmoor and containing 30 feet in front to the said land and 60 feet back into the said Croft and being the eastern side off William Harries the elder of Loughor, Glamorgan, farmer in 1868. The land and properties passed from Thomas and Rachel to their three children William, Thomas and Albert. It then stayed with the family until 1950 being passed down to Thomas Rosser‼sup>TMs children with his wife Elizabeth.


Scope and content: Deeds and papers relating to property in the borough of Loughor, 1868-1955


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: This catalogue lists the items chronologically under the headings stated in Scope and content.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service. The catalogue can be accessed online. Detailed catalogue
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records transferred to the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: The records were originally held at The Royal Institution of South Wales, Swansea. They were transferred to West Glamorgan Archive Service in the Spring of 2004 as part of The Royal Institution of South Wales Collection.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Katie Millien for the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of description: May 2006



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